Prospective Students | LSU Manship School of Mass Communication

Prospective Students


Laptop Requirement

Students declaring a major or minor in Mass Communication are required to have their own laptop computer upon entering the first Mass Communication class. It should have access to wireless internet and be able to run Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

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(Please note, if you choose an Apple device is should run OS X (laptop, not iPad) and not iOS (iPhone and iPad) as iOS will not run the Adobe products at this time.)



Contact our Recruitment  Coordinator 

Any questions about the Manship School or LSU?


Dylon Hoffpauir

Manship Recruitment Coordinator

Office 225-578-0086

Cell (337) 522-4459




The Manship School has the highest entrance requirements across campus - and the best graduation rates. Put simply, once students get in, they stay in, achieve and graduate. We also offer a residential college living experience for freshmen to help students succeed that first year and make the transition from home and high school to college easier. Additionally, we offer more than $100,000 in scholarships every year that is above what LSU awards. 

Manship School 3+3 Pre-Law Program

3+3 Pre-Law Program

Planning to go to law school? The Manship School and the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center are pleased to announce a new partnership – a 3+3 Pre-Law program. The program allows you to accelerate your undergraduate work and earn your bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years.

MCRC South Hall

Mass Communication Residential College

The Mass Communication Residential College (MCRC), located in South Hall in the Residential College One Complex, is specifically designed to offer an educational and social community for the next generation of journalism, public relations, advertising, and political communication professionals.

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Schedule a Visit

Come see our student media studios, research facilities and small classrooms for yourself. Schedule a tour of the Manship School, meet our faculty and chat with current students by emailing or calling 225-578-1899. We believe once you visit, you will want to become a part of it!!

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Transfer Students

Thinking about transferring to the Manship School? Find out what concentrations we offer, what scholarship opportunities are available, and information on how to transfer credit and apply.